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Augusta GreenJackets field thriving under groundskeeper Zach Severns

...widened the basepaths by a couple feet, got the back infield arc to its proper height and put in new base anchors, mound rubbers and a home plate.Manager Mike Goff, and current players who previously played at Lake Olmstead, have complimented Severns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-21/augusta-greenjackets-fie
Fire shuts down half of tire plant

...combines up to 3,000 pounds of natural and synthetic rubbers together. "The rubber went under a conveyer belt and ignited because it...precaution. Bridgestone Firestone makes tires and other rubber products and has about 1,000 employees at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/13/met_408604.shtml
Metro
Single engine rule is a good one

...dead. The loss of rubber wedges, known as "bump rubbers" was a surprise...start a race with bump rubbers in the front springs...relatively easy to remove a rubber and change the handling...dollars worth of bump rubbers and springs, as well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/07/oth_311596.shtml
Other sports
DSM says Q1 earnings rise 28 percent

...materials used in products such as bulletproof vests and fiber-optic wire casings; and polymers, used in nylon, synthetic rubbers and plastics.Augusta has the headquarters for DSM Chemicals North America.In the performance materials segment, DSM said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-04-27/dsm-says-q1-earnings-rise-
Business
District 3 needs Bartley

...the right thing.His conduct in previous years has proved him a trustworthy watchdog of our county government. He is not a rubber-stamper or a go-along-to-get-along type individual.Someone needs to be on the commission who will say "no" to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-10-29/district-3-needs-bartley
GreenJackets top Power in duel to snap losing skid

Two of the top pitchers in the league toed the same rubber Thursday night to produce one of the more intense pitching duels this season.Augusta's Mark Reyes and West Virginia's Yeudy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-27/greenjackets-top-power-d
Navy sound-deadening technology may have civilian uses

...plastics and silicon- and carbon-based rubbers, said Thomas, who has a Ph.D. in...sound as a foot of concrete. Mold-Ex Rubber of nearby Milton is licensed to use the...Inc., will begin using the formula in rubber and plastic protectors as well as foam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/15/tec_253487.shtml
XXX Technology
All-Stars fight for attention in New York

...wound up as a home run for Derek Jeter. Futures players had to sign three dozen baseballs, two home plates, two pitching rubbers (pitchers only) and three jerseys. When the major leaguers walk into the clubhouses Monday, each will have 14 dozen baseballs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/14/bas_465624.shtml
Baseball
Business news

...materials used in products such as bulletproof vests and fiber-optic wire casings; and polymers, used in nylon, synthetic rubbers and plastics.Augusta has the headquarters for DSM Chemicals North America.In the performance materials segment, DSM said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/biz-bits/2011-04-27/business-news
Biz Bits | Business
'The Sopranos' returns with a haunting season kickoff

...cooking dinner for Uncle Junior, with a vintage Artie Shaw record playing on the phonograph. "Comes a rain storm, put your rubbers on your feet. Comes a snow storm, you can get a little heat." The pop-song lyrics may recall for viewers Tony's panic-stricken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/10/tel_68641.shtml
Television